12/05/2013 12:16 pm ET

Half-Human, Half-Beast Sculptures Are Completely Jaw-Dropping (PHOTOS)

One Chinese artist's fascinating blend of mostly extreme human torsos with beastly lower-halves will probably haunt your dreams.

Social media got an eyeful of Liu Xue's hybrid sculptures and reacted as one might predict. Comments on Imgur, where the photos were posted Wednesday, ranged from "WTF?" to "Is it wrong that I love these, and want to see more?" summed up the works' appeal: "They are distorted and somewhat monstrous – yet at the same time so realistic, one might believe they actually do exist."

We shudder at the thought.